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CORE III - Emergency Response Hands-On Training
Learn beginning response tactics and sizing up an emergency situation. Learn basic concepts and hands-on skills in:
- basic fire suppression
- damage assessment
- light search and rescue
- disaster first aid
- assisting people with special needs
- disaster psychology
- neighborhood emergency communications
Form teams and practice your skills in a simulated earthquake exercise.
The classroom instruction, hands-on training and practice exercise are conducted by firefighters at the Oakland Fire Training Center.
When you complete CORE I, II, and III, you receive a "graduation" certificate, CORE hat and vest with CORE photo ID, and are registered as a Disaster Service Worker.